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Re: XTree Forum Suggestions

Posted By: Mathias Winkler <>
Date: Monday, 31 August 1998, at 10:08 p.m.

In Response To: XTree Forum Suggestions (John Gruener)

> The point is that this can quickly create lots of messages,
> and rapidly push even recent postings off the top 100. I'm surprised
> to see how far down some recent messages have already gone. Perhaps
> you might want to increase it to the top 200? I guess the down side
> is that it will take longer to initially see the page, especially
> with slower modems. But with my 56K, (actually usually 41 - 44K),
> connection, it loads quite fast, and I think 200 would be fine.

Ok, IŽll now start with a compromise of 150 to begin with and
see if anyone complains about increased loading time.

Comments welcomed!

> (Being graphics free really makes a difference!)

...what are graphics?... ;-)

> ---------------------------------------
> Another suggestion would be to make it clear on Kim's Links
> page that the XTree Fan Page is also for ZTree discussion. I realize
> that you are covering all XTree products and their clones, and this
> is a great service! You also want to keep XTree as your name, since
> it will attract XTree users who never heard of ZTree, and will help
> those who are still working with those products. But if your banner
> on the links page also included something like, "Also for ZTree
> Users", or something to that effect, people like me might not
> so quickly overlook it.

Yeah, youŽre right, indeed, maybe IŽll do a new banner soon!

> ---------------------------------------
> And lastly, I think it would be helpful if you put a link to
> your archive at the top of the page. To "Post a New Message
> | Search / Personalize Display", add "See Archived Postings".
> At the top of the Archive page add "See Current Postings".

Good point, again, IŽll see what I can do, hope to get it implemented within
a couple of days or so!

Regards
Mathias Winkler - XTFP

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